This Corporate Counsel will provide support to the SVP, General Counsel and VP, General Counsel with a focus on acquisitions, dispositions, leasing and vendor contract review.

If you're looking for work-life balance and have a passion for real estate, this is the role for you! You'll be joining a small team of attorneys and support staff, you will have the autonomy to manage your work. The ideal candidate will have 5+ years of transactional experience in an attorney capacity; in-house experience is preferred but not required.

What You'll Do

Real Estate

  • Review, negotiate and draft real estate transaction agreements
  • Review and perform customary real estate due diligence matters
  • Review and prepare real estate closing documents and assist with closings
  • Review, negotiate and draft real estate-related agreements and documents including easements, escrow agreements, and side letter agreements
  • Provide advice on contract interpretation

Leasing

  • Draft, review and negotiate leases, renewals and other leasing related documents
  • Assist with managing legal component of lease assignment and subletting processes
  • Assist with managing legal component of tenant collections program

Asset Management; General Corporate

  • Review and advise on property specific issues identified by facilities management partners and asset managers
  • Coordinate training/education for asset managers and facility management partners on legal aspects of their jobs as well as processes and procedures developed to ensure efficient operation of the properties
  • Review and advise on legal matters affecting day-to-day (property management) and financial operation (asset management) of properties
  • Draft, review and negotiate documents affecting day-to-day operations of properties, including Vendor Services Agreements, Purchase Orders, Rights of Entry and other property management related document
  • Review, negotiate and prepare general contracts for company

Corporate Finance

  • Assist in corporate and property-level financing
  • Review, negotiate and draft corporate finance transaction agreements and documents
  • Assist with equity offerings and due diligence

Corporate Governance

  • Assist in preparation and review of Board and Committee charters, policies, and submissions
  • Review and prepare Company policies and procedures
  • Assist in review and drafting of Company SEC filings
  • Assist in review and drafting of press releases
  • Assist in preparations for annual shareholder meetings

What You'll Need

Education & Experience:

  • Juris Doctor Degree and other strong academic education
  • Minimum 5 years of experience as a corporate transactional attorney with a strong background in commercial real estate and leasing matters

Competencies and Specific Skills Requirements:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office or Equivalent Applications
  • Strong verbal and written communication
  • Self-Confidence, meeting management, and client relationships management
  • Ability to maintain a professional demeanor in all situations and be able to withhold confidential information
  • Ability to monitor/assess performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action
  • Strong organizational and time management discipline
  • Solid judgment and ability to resolve conflicts efficiently and effectively
  • Ability to multi-task and operate effectively in stressful situations